UAE - resource links

Website of Gulf News an English language newspaper established in 1978. Covers world news and news throughout the Gulf regions with specific sections on UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Free registration gains users access to daily news updates.
 
Website of The National, an English-language newspaper launched in  2008, and based in Abu Dhabi. Covers world news and news in the seven emirates. Free registration for some some services and paid for subscriptions to full content and print newspaper.
 
Links to UAE newspapers, many in English.
 
Over 50,000 pages of news and information about the UAE.
 
World Newspapers A list of UAE newspapers and news websites.
Official website of Abu Dhabi Government is designed to provide citizens, residents, visitors and businesses with a single point of access to over 1,000 services, many of which are already available as transactional online services. Also includes more than 260 general information pages and 98 department pages including information about employment, work permits, residency and labour law.
 
FAHR aims to develop HR in the UAE federal government sector. Its website gives information and guides on legislation and policies. FAHR runs an HR club which allows HR professionals across federal government, local government and the private sector to network and share best practice.
 
The official portal of the UAE Government.
 
Website of the NQA, an organisation which aims to develop a comprehensive and unified national strategy for qualifications, establish and maintain standards and regulations for higher education qualifications, general education and technical, vocational and professional education and training.
 
Features over 2,000 government services provided by Dubai government departments for citizens, residents and businesses.
 
Official portal of the Sharjah government covering government departments and services for individuals and businesses.
ASEFESO, A. (2014) CEO guide to doing business in Middle East: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar. 2nd Ed. Swindon: A.A. Global Sourcing.
 
HERB, M. (2014) The wages of oil: parliaments and economic development in Kuwait and the UAE. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
 
GRANT THORNTON. (2013) Doing business in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai: Grant Thornton.
 
TATCHELL, J. (2010) A diamond in the desert: behind the scenes in the world's richest city. New York; Black Cat.
 
WALSH, J. (2008) UAE - culture smart!: the essential guide to customs and culture. London: Kuperard.
 
Information on the emirates and cities of the UAE.
 
The official source of statistical data in the Emirate of Dubai. Covers demographic, economic and social statistics.
 
Established to satisfy the needs of the national development of the country and to organize the work of the national statistical system.
 
The UAE section of the NationMaster website covering topics such as economy, education, government, industry, labour, and taxation. Allows ranked comparisons with other countries.
 
UN data covering economic indicators such as employment and labour force participation figures, social indicators including some statistics about educational levels and a brief trade profile.
Industry analysis, forecasts, risk assessments, labour market and investment information. Free articles upon registration and priced reports.
 
Founded by HR managers keen to network, share experiences and seek continuous professional development.
 
Recruitment website listing jobs by top employers and recruitment agencies in the UAE. Also has a salary calculator for the region.
 
The search engine and web directory for the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
 
A guide to employment and employee benefits in the UAE plus a guide to doing business in the UAE.
 
Gives business news and lists of suppliers
 
Website providing business intelligence on the UAE and the wider the Middle East and North Africa. Provides detailed profiles on companies and projects in the region, tools, news, investment information and research. Registration gains users access to a range of alerts, emails and bulletins. Now part of Thomson Reuters.